Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Washington

Precipitation Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
1.18"
(29.97mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1958 1924
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1948
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
5.21"
(132.33mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1968 1924
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1948
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
8.05"
(204.47mm)
9.23"
(234.44mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1924
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2011
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
11.29"
(286.77mm)
13.96"
(354.58mm)
-2.67"
(-67.81mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1966 1973
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2017
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
20.48"
(520.19mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1961
Ties: 1927
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
26.96"
(684.78mm)
26.54"
(674.12mm)
0.42"
(10.66mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1966 1985
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
29.70"
(754.38mm)
32.67"
(829.82mm)
-2.97"
(-75.44mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1966 1977
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1974
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
31.98"
(812.29mm)
36.36"
(923.54mm)
-4.38"
(-111.25mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1966 1977
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1974
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
35.86"
(910.84mm)
38.32"
(973.33mm)
-2.46"
(-62.49mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1966 1977
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1974
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
36.25"
(920.75mm)
39.35"
(999.49mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1977
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1974
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
36.74"
(933.20mm)
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1966 1977
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1974
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
38.32"
(973.33mm)
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
-3.81"
(-96.77mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1966 1977
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1974
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
65.83"
(1,672.08mm)
68.67"
(1,744.22mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
85.97"
(2,183.64mm)
84.30"
(2,141.22mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1967 1930
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1997
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
128.42"
(3,261.87mm)
126.40"
(3,210.56mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1968 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
174.53"
(4,433.06mm)
168.49"
(4,279.65mm)
6.04"
(153.41mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1999
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
210.14"
(5,337.56mm)
210.48"
(5,346.19mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1967 1930
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1999

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/